Over the course of her 30-year career, Carolyn Meltzer, MD, has been a part of great change, both in her areas of specialty — neuroradiology and nuclear medicine — and in the culture of health care itself. As the new dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, she sees opportunities for the school to play a leading role in driving much needed health care innovations while making the system more equitable and accessible.
Prior to joining the Keck School, Meltzer worked at Emory University School of Medicine as chair of the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, the executive associate dean for faculty academic advancement, leadership and inclusion and as the William P. Timmie Endowed Professor. She recently spoke about her career and the direction in which she sees the Keck School going from here.
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